Average Deli Clerk Salary
$30,000 yearly
$10.71 hourly
Updated July 8, 2021
$17,000
10 %
$30,000
Median
$54,000
90 %
Deli clerks in the United States make an average salary of $30,825 per year or $14.82 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $17,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $54,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Pennsylvania, Ohio, Nevada, Rhode Island, and California provide the highest deli clerk salaries.

Average Deli Clerk Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where deli clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Deli Clerk average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$24,209
$24,209
$11.64
$11.64
Alaska
Alaska
$30,879
$30,879
$14.85
$14.85
Arizona
Arizona
$28,020
$28,020
$13.47
$13.47
Arkansas
Arkansas
$23,828
$23,828
$11.46
$11.46
California
California
$31,305
$31,305
$15.05
$15.05
Colorado
Colorado
$29,380
$29,380
$14.13
$14.13
Connecticut
Connecticut
$30,567
$30,567
$14.70
$14.70
Delaware
Delaware
$24,209
$24,209
$11.64
$11.64
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$34,002
$34,002
$16.35
$16.35
Florida
Florida
$26,780
$26,780
$12.88
$12.88
Georgia
Georgia
$23,642
$23,642
$11.37
$11.37
Hawaii
Hawaii
$29,962
$29,962
$14.40
$14.40
Idaho
Idaho
$25,010
$25,010
$12.02
$12.02
Illinois
Illinois
$28,020
$28,020
$13.47
$13.47
Indiana
Indiana
$24,404
$24,404
$11.73
$11.73
Iowa
Iowa
$25,645
$25,645
$12.33
$12.33
Kansas
Kansas
$23,642
$23,642
$11.37
$11.37
Kentucky
Kentucky
$24,209
$24,209
$11.64
$11.64
Louisiana
Louisiana
$21,311
$21,311
$10.25
$10.25
Maine
Maine
$27,763
$27,763
$13.35
$13.35
Maryland
Maryland
$28,020
$28,020
$13.47
$13.47
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$27,448
$27,448
$13.20
$13.20
Michigan
Michigan
$26,088
$26,088
$12.54
$12.54
Minnesota
Minnesota
$30,567
$30,567
$14.70
$14.70
Mississippi
Mississippi
$21,615
$21,615
$10.39
$10.39
Missouri
Missouri
$24,209
$24,209
$11.64
$11.64
Montana
Montana
$25,865
$25,865
$12.44
$12.44
Nebraska
Nebraska
$26,314
$26,314
$12.65
$12.65
Nevada
Nevada
$32,539
$32,539
$15.64
$15.64
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$28,282
$28,282
$13.60
$13.60
New Jersey
New Jersey
$26,088
$26,088
$12.54
$12.54
New Mexico
New Mexico
$25,010
$25,010
$12.02
$12.02
New York
New York
$30,879
$30,879
$14.85
$14.85
North Carolina
North Carolina
$25,218
$25,218
$12.12
$12.12
North Dakota
North Dakota
$29,098
$29,098
$13.99
$13.99
Ohio
Ohio
$42,664
$42,664
$20.51
$20.51
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$23,100
$23,100
$11.11
$11.11
Oregon
Oregon
$29,962
$29,962
$14.40
$14.40
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$100,000
$100,000
$48.08
$48.08
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$32,539
$32,539
$15.64
$15.64
South Carolina
South Carolina
$26,088
$26,088
$12.54
$12.54
South Dakota
South Dakota
$25,430
$25,430
$12.23
$12.23
Tennessee
Tennessee
$23,828
$23,828
$11.46
$11.46
Texas
Texas
$26,314
$26,314
$12.65
$12.65
Utah
Utah
$28,020
$28,020
$13.47
$13.47
Vermont
Vermont
$29,962
$29,962
$14.40
$14.40
Virginia
Virginia
$24,017
$24,017
$11.55
$11.55
Washington
Washington
$31,305
$31,305
$15.05
$15.05
West Virginia
West Virginia
$23,642
$23,642
$11.37
$11.37
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$25,430
$25,430
$12.23
$12.23
Wyoming
Wyoming
$26,314
$26,314
$12.65
$12.65

Highest Paying Cities For Deli Clerk

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
$100,000
$100,000
$48.08
$48.08
Akron, OH
Akron, OH
$44,498
$44,498
$21.39
$21.39
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$33,392
$33,392
$16.05
$16.05
Petaluma, CA
Petaluma, CA
$31,305
$31,305
$15.05
$15.05
Plainview, NY
Plainview, NY
$30,879
$30,879
$14.85
$14.85
Provo, UT
Provo, UT
$28,020
$28,020
$13.47
$13.47

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Location

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Kitchen Staff

    Avg. salary: $23,038

    The kitchen staff consists of preparation workers who execute several routine tasks as directed by chefs, food service managers, and cooks. These works should have the ability to follow cooking instructions and deliver well-prepared meals. Their responsibilities include the cleanup of dishes, cooking equipment, and the working stations. They also take charge of food safety regulations, storing and sorting of ingredients, and preparing foodstuff.
    85,532 Kitchen Staff Jobs
    Sandwich Artist

    Avg. salary: $18,622

    Sandwich artists are employees at any restaurant that specializes in sandwiches. They manage the sandwich station and answer any inquiries that customers may have on the different ingredients available. As such, sandwich artists must be familiar with all the ingredients and menu offerings that the restaurant has. They also provide recommendations to customers, crafting sandwiches based on what the customer likes. Once the customer has chosen the contents of the sandwich or a specific menu item, the sandwich artist assembles the order and serves it to the customer.
    22,664 Sandwich Artist Jobs
    Food Prep/Dishwasher

    Avg. salary: $24,763

    A food prep/dishwasher's role is to perform food preparation and cleaning duties in a kitchen, under the supervision and directives of a chef or manager. One of their primary responsibilities is washing dishes, sanitizing utensils, and preparing ingredients by washing, peeling, and cutting them according to size. They may also participate in organizing, sorting, and putting them in proper storage. There are also instances when they have to perform basic cooking tasks ranging from boiling and frying to baking. Furthermore, a food prep/dishwasher may have the duty of maintaining the kitchen's cleanliness and other areas.
    30,387 Food Prep/Dishwasher Jobs
    Food Service Worker

    Avg. salary: $22,005

    Foodservice workers are employees at restaurants, food trucks, or any outlet that provides food to customers. They may be assigned to welcome customers, take food orders, prepare food orders in the kitchen, serve food, handle customer payments, clean up the tables once the guests leave, or maintain the whole store's cleanliness. They may also be assigned to manage inventories, handle stocks and deliveries, and other activities related to the restaurant's successful operations. Foodservice workers must always be hygienic and maintain the sanitation of the area to ensure food safety.
    34,343 Food Service Worker Jobs
    Kitchen Helper

    Avg. salary: $21,133

    Kitchen helpers perform various kitchen tasks in restaurants, schools, nursing homes, and hospitals. Their duties and responsibilities include assisting cooks in the preparation of meal ingredients, helping other staff with unloading food items from delivery trucks, and washing and drying the utensils, dishes, and cookware. Kitchen helpers are also responsible for removing and replacing garbage bags and storing ingredients and food supplies in compliance with food safety standards. The requirements for this position may include a high school diploma, a license in food handling, and knowledge of food safety standards.
    17,078 Kitchen Helper Jobs
    Food Clerk

    Avg. salary: $67,207

    Food clerks are skilled employees who work either in grocery stores or supermarkets to assist customers with their food needs. In grocery stores, food clerks are required to scan food items for their customers and process their purchases as well as ensure that they have found everything they needed. They must assist in the store's inventory management by organizing and storing food merchandise in the backroom. Food clerks must also use their product knowledge to assist customers with questions and maintain customer satisfaction.
    54,790 Food Clerk Jobs

    Deli Clerk Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a deli clerk can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Which Companies Pay Deli Clerks The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Giant Eagle and Global Partners LP as they offer the highest salaries for deli clerks.
    Company

    Recently Added Deli Clerk Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Deli Clerks/Hot Foods
    Deli Clerks/Hot Foods
    Uniontown, PA
    Uniontown, PA
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $22,957
    $22,957
    06/30/2021
    Food Service Clerk-Deli
    Food Service Clerk-Deli
    Shoreline, WA
    Shoreline, WA
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $35,270
    $35,270
    06/29/2021
    West Falmouth Market
    West Falmouth Market
    Deli Clerk/Cook
    Deli Clerk/Cook
    Deli Clerk/Cook
    Falmouth, MA
    Falmouth, MA
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    06/29/2021
    Deli Clerk
    Deli Clerk
    Yonkers, NY
    Yonkers, NY
    06/27/2021
    06/27/2021
    $29,218
    $29,218
    06/27/2021
    Senior Deli Clerk
    Senior Deli Clerk
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $30,825
    $30,825
    06/24/2021
    Deli Clerk
    Deli Clerk
    Roseville, CA
    Roseville, CA
    06/18/2021
    06/18/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    06/18/2021
    Deli Clerk Associate-11Th Street Martin's-Earn !
    Deli Clerk Associate-11Th Street Martin's-Earn !
    Niles, MI
    Niles, MI
    06/03/2021
    06/03/2021
    $25,044
    $25,044
    06/03/2021
    Deli Clerk Associate-11Th Street Martin's-Earn !
    Deli Clerk Associate-11Th Street Martin's-Earn !
    Niles, MI
    Niles, MI
    05/31/2021
    05/31/2021
    $25,044
    $25,044
    05/31/2021
    Deli Clerk
    Deli Clerk
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    05/21/2021
    05/21/2021
    $30,825
    $30,825
    05/21/2021
    Deli Clerk
    Deli Clerk
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    05/21/2021
    05/21/2021
    $30,825
    $30,825
    05/21/2021

    Average Deli Clerk Salary by Demographic

    Deli Clerk Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $31,827
    female-income
    Female Income
    $31,206
    Median Deli Clerk Income by Race
    Hispanic or latino deli clerks have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White deli clerks have the lowest average salary at $30,457.
    $33,000
    $32,000
    $31,000
    $30,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$30,457
    Black or African American$31,232
    Asian$31,740
    Unknown$31,947
    Hispanic or Latino$32,205
    Average Deli Clerk Salary by Education Level
    Deli clerks with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $37,877 annually. With a Bachelors degree, deli clerks earn a median annual income of $33,573 compared to $33,055 for deli clerks with an Associate degree.
    $40,000
    $38,000
    $36,000
    $34,000
    $32,000
    $30,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$31,206
    Some College/ Associate Degree$33,055
    Bachelor's Degree$33,573
    Master's Degree$37,877